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[Prospectus]: Red/Gray

by Jonathan Williams

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Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center Bookstore
Published
1952
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Fine
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Prospectus for Red/Gray (Jargon 3) which was published in an edition of 150 copies. This prospectus lists individuals involved (verse: Jonathan Williams; drawings: Paul Ellsworth; printing: Joel Oppenheimer's The Sad Devil Press) and directs purchasers to place orders with Dan Rice at Black Mountain College. Fine condition, never mailed, perhaps because the cuts were off—part of the final "a" in… Read more
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Amuse-Gueules for Bemused Ghouls

by Jonathan Williams

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Published
1999
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Fine
Edition
First
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$10.00

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Folded brochure pamphlet containing 14 short poems by Jonathan Williams, the influential poet/photographer/publisher/founder of the small press The Jargon Society. Back of the pamphlet includes author bio and list of past & forthcoming titles in the series. Printed in a numbered edition of 750 copies.
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Jonathan Williams: The Lord of Orchards

by Jeffrey Beam and Richard Owens, editors

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Published
2017
Condition
New
Edition
First
ISBN
9781632260871
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$30.00

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This book of essays, images, and shouts aims to bring new eyes and contexts to Jonathan Williams' influence and talent as poet and publisher, but also heighten appreciation for the other facets of his life and art. One might call his life a poetics of gathering, and this book a first harvest. Paperback, 469 pages. NEW.
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Portrait Photographs

by Jonathan Williams

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Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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$25.00

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Square 4to with 30 tipped in beautiful vintage color Roliflex portraits taken by Jonathan Williams of luminaries, friends and collaborators, with short essays outlining Williams' personal connection/fascination with each, whether lifelong literary idols and icons or personal friends and admirers from his two homes, Highlands, NC and Dentdale, England. Some featured subjects include William Carlos Williams, Allen Ginsberg, John Jacob… Read more
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Dementations on Shank's Mare

by Jonathan Williams

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Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780916562243
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$20.00

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Oblong 8vo of poetry by Jonathan Williams. Inspired by treks out from his cottage in Dentdale, exploring the whole of the English countryside in the company of friends. Here, a lifelong Southerner reveals and indulges in his inner Anglophile, and engages in as much of a pastoral sentiment as his Black Mountain modernism will allow. [48] pages. Stapled in… Read more
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Letters to Jargon

by Andrew Rippeon, editor

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Published
2019
Condition
New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780817359348
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$39.95

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A collection of all the known correspondence between poet Larry Eigner and Jonathan Williams, the influential publisher of Jargon Society. Edited and introduced by Andrew Rippeon. 348 pages, bound in glossy illustrated wrappers. New. Eigner's correspondence with Williams began in the early 1950s, as the two were in conversation over the manuscript of On My Eyes, published by Jargon in… Read more
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Eight Days in Eire

by Jonathan Williams

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Published
1990
Condition
New
Edition
First
ISBN
9780933598140
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$15.00

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Prose book with some poetry and photographs. Bound in textured gray paper pictorial wrappers, printed in green and black with copper foil. Colophon states that all copies were issued numbered and signed by the author; this one is numbered (52 of 500 copies) but not signed.
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Get Hot or Get Out

by Jonathan Williams

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Published
1982
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Near Fine
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A selection of Jonathan Williams poems published in 1982 and written between 1957 (the final year of Black Mountain College) and 1981. Introduction by Poets Now editor Robert Peters. xi, [xii], 176 pages. Hardcover version, bound in red buckram with white printing. No dust jacket, as issued. A few small stains to front cover, foxing to endpapers; else a nice… Read more
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Get Hot or Get Out

by Jonathan Williams

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Published
1982
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New
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A selection of Jonathan Williams poems published in 1982 and written between 1957 (the final year of Black Mountain College) and 1981. Introduction by Poets Now editor Robert Peters. xi, [xii], 176 pages. Paperback version, bound in white pictorial wrappers with a cover photograph of the author by David Colley, and blurbs on the back cover. NEW though exhibiting some… Read more
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Jargon at Forty

by Jonathan Williams, Robert J. Bertholf

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Published
1991
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New
Edition
First
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Catalog for "An Exhibition and Celebration" of Jargon Society books at the Poetry/Rare Books Collection of SUNY Buffalo, October 18-19, 1991. Contains texts by Jonathan Williams and Robert J. Bertholf, and a Jargon Society checklist compiled by J. M. Edelstein (1979) with additions by Michael Basinski (1991). [36] pages, including 16 duochrome photographs. Stapled into plain cream paper wrappers. Staples… Read more
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DBA at 70

by Jonathan Williams, editor

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
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Jargon 103. A collection of well wishes, anecdotes and musings assembled by Jonathan Williams to celebrate the 70th birthday of Donald B. Anderson, "the Polymathic, Panoramic Proteus of the Pecos Valley." Bound in glossy wrappers, with polaroids by Jonathan Williams on front and back covers. Design by Jonathan Greene. [64] pages. One of 700 copies. Spine faded from light, else… Read more
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Ten Photographs

by Jonathan Williams

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Published
1982
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Fine
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This edition of the conceptual artist and poetry magazine features 10 photographs by poet, photographer, and Jargon Society founder Jonathan Williams. Front matter is a photograph of Williams on his 51st birthday by David Colley. Stapled in glossy white wrapper. [24] pages. Fine with crisp corners.
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Madeira & Toasts for Basil Bunting’s 75th Birthday

by Jonathan Williams, ed.

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Published
1977
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
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$25.00

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Jargon 66. Poems, letters, essays and remembrances compiled by the Jargon Society to celebrate Basil Bunting's 75th birthday, with contributions from over 90 individuals who see themselves as peers or inheritors of his work. Each contribution is unique and warmly reverent. One of 1250 copies issued for private distribution. [122] pages, double foldout frontispiece, 1 color illustration foldout. Bound in… Read more
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Amen / Huzza / Selah

by Jonathan Williams, Louis Zukofsky

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Published
1960
Condition
New
Edition
First
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Jargon 13(a). Poems by Jonathan Williams, founder of the Jargon Society. "A Preface?" by Louis Zukofsky. Photographs and design by Jonathan Williams. One of 700 copies. Stiff paper covers with light peach dust jacket with bright pink printing, protected by an acetate dust wrapper, as issued. [41] pages. NEW from publisher's stock, with the usual waviness and shelf wear to… Read more
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In the Azure Over the Squalor: A Quote Book

by Jonathan Williams

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Published
1983
Condition
New
ISBN
9780917788284
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$10.00

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An eclectic collection of "petalled wit, wisdom, absurdity, and insolence" compiled from texts as well as from "simply passing through a literate world.⁠" One of 1500 copies. Glossy covers illustrated on the front with a drawing by James McGarrell. 48 pages. Condition: NEW.
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Shankum Naggum

by Jonathan Williams

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Published
1979
Condition
Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780933598003
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$15.00

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Collection of texts that previously appeared in altered form in HOT WHAT (Mole Press, 1975) and in the series of visual postcards issued privately by the Jargon Society. One of 500 unnumbered and unsigned copies. Designed by Artek/Tom Chipley. Cover photo of Allen Beresford by Jonathan Williams. Tall, narrow quarto bound with two staples slightly rusted with some discoloration to… Read more
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